cyanide poisoning


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Noun1.cyanide poisoning - poisoning due to ingesting or inhaling cyanide; common in smoke from fires and in industrial chemicals
intoxication, poisoning, toxic condition - the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
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But when the show's executive producer Rudy (Ben Wilkinson) drops dead in the middle of his speech to the show's staff 6 during a dinner at Billie's restaurant 6 all eyes are on Billie after it is soon revealed that the man died of cyanide poisoning.
On November 18, 1978, over 900 people from the settlement of Jonestown, Guyana, willingly died from cyanide poisoning.
THE Bosnian-Croat war criminal who killed himself during a court hearing died of potassium cyanide poisoning, Dutch prosecutors said yesterday.
Emergent BioSolutions has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $63 million by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to develop an antidote spray device for the treatment of known or suspected acute cyanide poisoning.
H2S acts as a pulmonary irritant and a cellular poison producing fatal effects by a mechanism identical to that for cyanide poisoning.
Three of those injured in the fire are known to have been treated with an antidote for hydrogen cyanide poisoning in hospital.
Turing was chemically castrated and died two years later from cyanide poisoning in an apparent suicide - though there have been suggestions his death was an accident.
That incident happened a few months before he died of cyanide poisoning.
Alpha-ketoglutarate (A-KG) as an antidote for cyanide poisoning.
Following the negative press surrounding the most recent spate of elephants poisoned in Zimbabwe's national parks and surrounds--at least 55 elephant have been killed at the Hwange National Park through cyanide poisoning since early 2015--it was announced in November that according to Environment Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashirk "We have now roped in the army and you will see a very serious operation which should send a warning to these poachers that we are now very serious".
It has further been speculated that the mitochondrial enzyme, rhodanese, that detoxifies cyanide by conversion to thiocyanate is not as abundant in tumor cells as in normal cells, leading to selective tumor cell cyanide poisoning.
Various experimental studies revealed that acute and chronic cyanide poisoning leads to oxidative stress (Mills et al.